Strength training has some phenomenal benefits for any mountaineers out there. But all too often, mountaineers are asking what the 'best' strength exercise are for them? So today, I share my list of favourites.
In this episode, I discuss a few quick gym tips for hikers, to help you avoid making the same mistakes I have made in the past.
In this episode, we discuss what a hiker can do to prevent always getting burning and tight calves while hiking.
In this episode, I discuss how mountaineers can prevent knee pain from ruining their training and mountain adventures.
Recovery is one of the most overlooked aspects of training by mountaineers worldwide. However, if done right, it can be an incredible aid to your training, your health and, ultimately, your performance on the mountain.
Let me tell you why:
In this episode, I discuss how a hiker can close the gap between general and specific training when they can't get out on the trail to train.
Learn how Valerie used the Online Summit Program to train for hiking during lockdown, and help her get fit and strong for the trail around a number of personal limitations.
At 61 years old, Joan decided to do her first thru-hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. Learn how she used the Online Summit Program to overcome knee pain during descents, strengthen her joints and give her the physical confidence to tackle her big adventure.
This is Pat. And this is him at the top of Mera Peak in Nepal, having conquered his first mountaineering expedition. Learn how he used the Online Summit Program to overcome knee pain while hiking, train for elevation without any mountains and fit his training into a busy life.
In this episode, I interview Alicia Filley (founder of the Healthy Hiker), and we chat how internal training load can affect your hiking performance and risk of injury.
Rowan is a personal trainer who specialises in training for hiking, trekkers and mountaineers for their bucket list adventures.
Summit Strength is a personal training for hiking service created specifically to help trekkers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful bucket list adventure.